'The last will and testament'
Birgivî Mehmed Efendi
Date: Around 1570
Original Language: Ottoman Turkish
Considerably shorter than Al-ṭarīqa l-muḥammadiyya, numbering around 50 pages in printed editions, Birgivî’s Vasiyetnâme (also known as Risâle-i Birgivî) appears to have been intended for a wider audience. This is indicated by both its language – relatively simple Ottoman Turkish – a…